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Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge

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Punta Cuchillo, Paquera 60111, Costa Rica
Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can not recommend this tour enough!! $35 each if just a couple of you or $25 for a bigger group - worth every penny!! Having never been in a kayak before and being terrified of the sea at night this has been the highlight of my trip! The waters are so calm, as if being in a lake, and Thomas... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

We love the bioluminescence, and feel very fortunate that we have this phenomena right here year round. We are glad you anjoyed it just as much as we do. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review here More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have vacationed along the Nicoya peninsula for the last couple of years and love it here. We found Bahia Rica surfing the internet for sea kayaking and deep sea fishing on the Nicoya peninsula. We wanted an adventurous ocean vacation and Vigdis and Thomas delivered! We started out our week long stay sea kayaking. We took... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experiences here at Bahia Rica. We had a great time both kayaking in fishing with you. Hope to have you back here!!! More 

Calgary, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The location is spectacular, right on the bay, near the ferry and in the jungle. Breakfast was very good and we had 4 options to choose from, for style. We were fortunate enough to see a family of howler monkeys eating in the trees early in the morning. I wish we had stayed more than one night.

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thak you for taking the time to write a review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Amazing treehouse setting with your own private beach and families of monkeys to keep you company. I was a little hesitant staying in a tree house in the middle of nowhere, but this was pure luxury! I thought maybe it'd be really rustic and worn down - it was the exact opposite. Great building design, clean and I wish we... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

IT was great to host you! We are so delighted every time our guests enjoy the place just as much as we do. We hope to see you back here one day! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stayed at Bahia Rica our first 2 nights in Costa Rica. While we were there we did the bioluminescence tour as well as the snorkelling/monkey tour. The bioluminescence was the most amazing thing I've ever seen! The snorkelling and monkeys were another adventure I will never forget. The fishing lodge is heaven. When we first arrived we were greeted... More 

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Our place is a very personal little getaway, and we agree the bioluminescence is something truly amazing. You guys were a blast and we loved having you here! More 

Sherbrooke, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Bahia Rica fishing lodge is a beautiful place with friendly owners. Upon our arrival , we saw the nature, monkeys in the trees and hammocks all over the field . We loved the night bioluminescent kayak with our guide. Vigdis made ​​very good meal. Thank you again for this magical place .

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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing us and also to taking the time to write a review!!! We hope to have you back again! More 

Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Vigdis and I were emailing over the week prior to our visit, which initially was supposed to be only for the nighttime bioluminescent kayak tour and not a stay in the lodge. But we had car problems that required us to extend our trip. Vigdis was so nice and accommodating in helping us rearrange and not feel stressed that our... More 

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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for review! We are glad it worked out so that you could come and stay here with us. More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stayed in the Bahia Rica Jungle lodge for our very last night in Costa Rica, what a great stay it was! We had the lodge to ourselves and it was so peaceful. In the middle of the jungle, no neighbours only wildlife. We slept extremely well, even taking an unexpected nap on their hammocks after only being there for... More 

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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us here in the jungle. Thank you so much for your review. More 

Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I had spent one week with with Thomas and Vigdis and only thing I can complain is the pain in my arms from lifting fish after fish. Good equipment, and passion for fishing ensures you get the fish you are after than there is always the surprisingly tasty food package prepared by Vigdis when you are tired. First day we... More 

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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Kayak and Fishing Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! It was great having you here, and we enjoyed taking you out fishing! More 

Denver, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

First off, I want to say that Vigdis and Thomas are amazing hosts and really made our stay there a joy! We stayed two nights total, one on the property, and one on a nearby island in hammocks. The one night on their property we stayed in what I have to call a tree house... it was literally made out... More 

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